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Jan 28, 2013 7:00pm EST
to change things. first, i think that this is good enough on policy grounds, putting politics aside to get it done. but if politics enters in, certainly republicans ought to look at november and realize that we've got to do better to broaden our base. >> if president obama in his speech tomorrow -- i have no idea what he's going to say. but if he tries to take credit for it, tries to lord over it, does that help or hurt your coalition? >> it hurts. it hurts, it certainly would poison the well, i think, with a lot of republicans. the truth is over the past four years, the president hasn't done much on this topic, in fact, you know, he talked about comprehensive reform, but he would never get beyond the unions who didn't want a temporary worker plan. so if the president is supportive, that's one thing that's good, but i think that having the senate lead on this is even better, far better. >> why now? bsds besides the election. we're worried about tax reform. jobs and unemployment. this is catapulted to the front of the line. why now do you think? >> well, big items like this. and this is a b
CNBC
Jan 31, 2013 6:00am EST
for sure. >> you're not going to get political. but it's never in my view been about that. it was about obama care in the first term and about climate change in the second term. and gun control, immigration. it's not about jobs. i don't -- >> two of the biggest industries, auto and it's coming back. housing. residential seems to be coming back. but you look at all the builders had a great report, becky the other day when they were on talking about it. >> it was down for so long so there's going to be a bounce back. no question about it. look three months ago all we were talking about what's happening in washington, how that's going to impact the economy we're talking about the election. and now, you know, if the administration -- and how business feels about it. now everybody forgets about that. it's just looking at numbers and that. you still haven't answered the question, what this administration's going to do to really make business feel good. >> i don't hear about the corporate tax reform anymore. >> that's off the table. so many things fell off the table. >> wait a minute, the fina
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